Cafe in Yamaguchi

Sabō Kō

A cosy atmosphere prevails in this low-ceilinged little eatery, where customers perch on wooden stools sipping coffee. The speciality on the Japanese-only menu is the generous, rustic omuraisu (omelette filled...

Italian in Yamaguchi

Mottimo Pasta Yuda Onsen

In Yuda Onsen, Mottimo offers a variety of Japanese twists on Italian faves, including eight kinds of delicious hot, buttery, flavoured bread sticks (think honey, basil and custard cream!), a small selection of...

Sweets in Yamaguchi


There's only one thing in this Yuda Onsen store: uirō. This Yamaguchi take on mochi (pounded rice made into cakes) uses bracken-root starch, rather than rice flour, to create a soft, chewy, subtly sweet dessert...

Vegetarian in Yamaguchi


A cute cafe for lunch with both meat and meat-free set lunches of greens, croquettes, brown rice, salad and curries. The book- and movie-poster-filled small space resembles an arty friend's lovely dining room.